Widely regarded as a cinema masterpiece, Gone with the Wind, released in December 1939, is a classic American Civil War drama remembered for its romance between southern belle Scarlett O’Hara and rogue adventurer Rhett Butler.
Based on the bestselling novel by Margaret Mitchell, it won eight Academy Awards and remains one of the biggest box office hits of all time.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Gone with the Wind 80th Anniversary 2019 1oz Silver Proof Coins.
The coin’s reverse includes a coloured depiction of Scarlett and Rhett from the movie’s iconic poster. The Gone with the Wind logo, inscription 80 YEARS and a silhouette representation of the Tara plantation, also from the movie’s poster, is included in the design.
The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the weight and fineness, the 2019 year-date and the monetary denomination.
The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged within a themed shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||1|
|Monetary Denomination (TVD)||1|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||31.107|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||40.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||3.21|